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Baseball / Williams Death (Part I) #704831

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 05, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The death of baseball's greatest hitter Ted Williams reported; scenes shown from Boston's Fenway Park where Ted's number 9 was cut into the grass.

(Studio: Keith Olbermann†) Williams' life in baseball & the military service featured; performance & photos scenes shown. [WILLIAMS - talks about hitting; says his biggest regret was not playing well in the World Series.] [Voice of John GLENN†- talks about Ted's combat pilot experience.] [Former player Yogi BERRA†- says Ted was all business at the plate.] Baseball's appreciation of Williams in the 1980s noted. ["Boston Globe" sportswriter Dan SHAUGNESSY†- offers perspective on Williams in Boston.] Williams' appearance at the 1999 All Star Game in Boston shown. [Son John Henry WILLIAMS†- talks about his father.] [Red Sox minor league manager John SANDERS†- explains why the Red Sox agreed to a tryout for John Henry.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Olbermann, Keith
Duration:
00:08:30

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